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19 killed in knife attack in Japan

Tokyo: In a knife attack, a former employee killed 19 people and injured 25 at a care centre for the mentally disabled in Japan on Tuesday. The attack is being called country's worst mass killing in decades.


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Munich shooting: Nine victims and gunman dead

Munich: At least nine people were killed and 21 others injured Friday in a shooting rampage at a busy shopping district in Munich, Germany, police said. Police found a man who had killed himself on a side street near...


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Nice terror attack: 80 killed, 18 critical in Bastille Day France attacks

Nice: A gunman, believed to be a terrorist, killed 80 people and injured many when he drove a heavy truck at high speed into a crowd that had watched Bastille Day fireworks in the French Riviera city of Nice late on...


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Outrage after shocking live video of black man shot dead in Minneapolis goes

On Wednesday evening, a police officer fatally shot a black man during a traffic stop near Minneapolis and the victim's girlfriend posted live footage of the bloody aftermath to Facebook, which sparked huge...


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Dhaka row: Zakir Naik calls Islamic State 'un-Islamic'

Islamic scholar and televangelist Dr Zakir Naik is once again at the centre of a controversy. But this time the controversy is a different and more serious one as reports have emerged that perpetrators of the Dhaka terror...


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Dhaka hostage crisis ends after commando operation

Bangladesh forces stormed a restaurant where heavily armed terrorists had been holding dozens of people hostage for 10 hours. The operation was followed by explosions and military commandos found at least five...


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Britain leaves European Union after historic referendom

London: Britain has voted to leave the 28-member European Union, results from a historic referendum revealed on Friday, landing a big blow to the European project of greater unity since World War II...


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Jo Cox murder: British police probing right-wing extremism link to murderer

British police on Friday said that they were probing the link of right-wing extremism in the murder of lawmaker Jo Cox, after the police arrested a man with suspected neo-Nazi links and a history of mental illness...


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Obama lashes out at Trump over 'dangerous' Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

On Tuesday, President of United States, Barack Obama, slammed Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump, saying that Trump is the one who's un-American, in response to Trump's recent attack after Orlando nightclub...


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Orlando shooting: Gunman's wife had tried to talk him out of attack

Orlando gunman Omar Mateen's wife has reportedly told federal agents that she had tried to talk her husband out of carrying out an attack. 29-year-old Omar opened fire at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday...


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IS chief Baghdadi dead or not? No confirmation from US yet

The United States has still not released any statement confirming the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was on Tuesday reported to have been killed in an American airstrike in Syria's Raqqa...


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How Omar Mateen beacame gunman of Orlando

The deadly mass shooting at Orlando nightclub, which led to the death of 50 people, is the worst mass shooting in the history of the US after the 9/11 tragedy. This act of violence was reportedly carried out by 29-year...


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Orlando nightclub shooting: Gunman dead, mass casualties feared

A gunman opened fire at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday, injuring several people, police said. The alleged shooter is now confirmed dead by the police. Witnesses saw chaos outside the south Orlando...


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Teen injured after shark attack at North Carolina beach

In a new incident of shark attack, a teen in North Carolina on Saturday was injured after he was bitten by a shark, authorities said. However, the injuries suffered by the 18-year-old in the shark attack are said...


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Elizabeth Warren meets Clinton, sparks VP speculation

Hillary Clinton had a meeting with Elizabeth Warren on Friday, said two Democrats. The private meeting took place soon after the presumptive Democratic nominee received endorsement from the Massachusetts...


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Hillary Clinton wins 'Democratic nomination'

Securing her place in history, Hillary Clinton is set to become the first woman to top the presidential ticket of a major U.S. political party, getting commitments on Monday from the number of delegates needed to win...


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UCLA gunman Mainak Sarkar killed estranged wife before campus attack

Mainak Sarkar, the former University of California, Los Angeles, graduate student who shot dead a professor at the school then killed himself started his killing spree by murdering his estranged wife at her Minnesota home.


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In Hiroshima, Obama calls for a world without nuclear weapons

On Friday, US President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima in Japan to honor the memory of the victims of the world's first deployed atomic bomb. Obama wrote in the Hiroshima Peace Park guest book, "We have known the...


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Pilot dead after vintage WWII plane crashes in Hudson River

On Friday, the pilot of a vintage World War II plane was killed after the small aircraft crashed into the Hudson River, officials and eyewitnesses said. Officials said the P-47 Thunderbolt fighter - a single...


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TSA replaces security chief following criticism over hefty bonus

Washington: The US Transportation Security Administration has replaced head of security, Kelly Hoggan, amid controversy over a huge bonus of $90,000 that he was paid when airport security lines were growing, a...


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Seven dead after volcano erupts in Indonesia

At least seven people were killed after a volcano erupted in western Indonesia on Sunday. Reports claim that two people are in critical condition. Mount Sinabung, a volcano in North Sumatra province of Indonesia...


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EgyptAir crash: Flight data reveals smoke alerts before crash

New clues have appeared about the ill-fated EgyptAir Flight 804 on Friday, but the investigators are still to figure out what caused the plane to crash in the Mediterranean Sea. Reports say that according...


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US Secret Service agent shoots armed man outside White House

Washington: A United States Secret Service agent on Friday shot a man outside White House leaving him critically injured. Law enforcement officials said that many tourists were ushered away from the area as police...


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EgyptAir's Paris-to-Cairo flight goes missing with 66 on board

An EgyptAir plane flying to Cairo from Paris with 66 people on board lost communication with radar Thursday morning. The airline issued a statement which says Flight MS804, operating an Airbus A320, took off from Charles...


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Donald Trump to Megyn Kelly: If I lose, campaign was 'complete waste of time'

Washington: Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly finally sat down one-on-one after months of build-up. The billionaire businessman welcomed Kelly into Trump Tower for the...


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Bernie Sanders takes Oregon, Hillary Clinton set to win Kentucky

Washington: Hillary Clinton seems set to defeat her main rival Bernie Sanders in Kentucky's Democratic primary Tuesday, CNN projected. Clinton managed to take the state by half a percentage point with almost...


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Islamic State claims responsibility for latest Baghdad attacks killing 71

Dreaded terror outfit Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the latest string of deadly terror attacks in Iraq. At least 71 people were killed and several got injured in attacks including suicide bombings in...


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Two dead in Oklahoma after tornadoes hit Great Plains

At least two people have been reported dead in Oklahoma on Monday after tornadoes hit the Great Plains, destroying many homes and overturning vehicles. Officials in Garvin County, south of Oklahoma City, said a man died...


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Paul Ryan will skip chairing Republican convetion if Donald Trump asks

Washington: On Monday, US House Speaker Paul Ryan said that he would skip chairing the Republican National Convention if GOP presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump asks him to do so.


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Ocupying Oval Office is not a reality show, Obama tells Trump

Washington: Launching a sharp attack on outspoken Republican candidate Donald Trump, US President Barack Obama said on Friday that occupying the Oval Office "is not a reality show."


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